[Shell Company of California gas station with automobile [black-and-white photoprint]
American Petroleum Institute
Shell Company of California
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, probably 8 x 10"
In Box --, Folder --.
"This shed-type station with its prefabricated panels, pump island, and canopy prefigured many later gas station designs." Caption from reproduction in Chad Randall's article, below. The top of the station bears the Shell sign.
Reproduced in Chad Randl, "The Preservation and Reuse of Historic Gas Stations," National Park Service: Preservation Briefs 46, November 2006, p. 2
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection , Archives Center, National Museum of American History